Crash throws teen in ditch, underwater

March 9, 2009 7:33:39 PM PDT
A teenage girl was found underwater after a car accident Monday.The Highway Patrol says an SUV blew through a stop sign on Parker Memorial Road and slammed into 16-year-old Samantha Sabourin's car Monday evening.

Sabourin was thrown out of the car and found underwater in a nearby ditch.

She is in critical condition at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Charges are pending against the SUV driver. Officials say he was not seriously hurt.


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